This from Adams Carvalho:
Rollapaluza hit the road for their UK tour for the fourth year in row. Full Details om their site here. Or follow updates on facebook.
More details here.
Some great research, images and quotes from Carlton Reid of “roads were not built for cars”. “Indoor roller racing – called Goldsprints to some – became immensely popular in the 1930s and could pack out dance-halls and ballrooms right through until the late 1950s” Full Article here.
Over 300 competitors took part in Friedrichshafen, Germany apparently!
Top North American pros and past masters gathered at the Boulder Theatre for this fund raising event. Eric Young overcame Olympian Taylor Phinney to win the event, however the claims of world record times are somewhat erroneous. As far as we know the record sits with Manfred Nuscheler. Event report and photos here.
This just in from the Ravito Rouleaux Sprint, held at Veloscope in the South of France, nice movie!
Just found this video of the Drink Floyd event, note crash in race that starts at 1m27s!
Friday December 9th, 8pm – midnight. FREE ENTRY : CHEAP BEER Ex-couriers Gary and Mo of Keirin Cycle Culture Café, have invited Rollapaluza Germany to their beautiful shop this Friday. After a few test events and a party for Scott Bikes at Eurobike 2011 this will be the first public event for the German Rollapaluza [...]
originally from cyclingnews.com Olympic cyclist Lea rules roller race in New York Landis and Ellis turn out for CRCA fundraiser US Olympian Bobby Lea took to the rollers in New York at the Drink Floyd- Roller Race Benefit ,Thursday, to help raise funds for the CRCA Junior Development Program. Lea, who competed at the Beijing Olympics [...]
We featured a similar Dutch static velodrome on Goldsprint.com here, a while ago we thought it may be the sameone still occasionally used on Dutch TV, but here we have recent footage, the TV one has banking!
For some reason this doesn’t appear to be displaying on our homepage, click on post title above to watch movie!